a very large cosmic ray shower caused by a primary cosmic ray entering the earth’s atmosphere.
a nonradiative process in which an atom in an excited state undergoes a transition to a lower state by the emission of a bound electron (Auger electron) rather than by the emission of an x-ray. noun the spontaneous emission of an electron instead of a photon by an excited ion as a result of a […]
a daughter of King Aleus who became a priestess of Athena. After being raped by Hercules she bore a son, Telephus. Historical Examples “O” serves in place of “Ohr” (ear); “Au” in place of “Auge” (eye). The Mind of the Child, Part II W. Preyer Picot was one of Frotté’s old officers, and during the […]
August Friedrich Ferdinand von [ou-goo st free-drikh fer-di-nahnt fuh n] /ˈaʊ gʊst ˈfri drɪx ˈfɛr dɪˌnɑnt fən/ (Show IPA), 1761–1819, German dramatist. Historical Examples Martin walked on, and turned to the left down the path that leads to the Kotzebue gate. The Vultures Henry Seton Merriman Kotzebue says that he was the first seafarer who […]
August [ou-goo st] /ˈaʊ gʊst/ (Show IPA), 1887–1914, German painter. Historical Examples Captain Macke met the Major and saluted him as a revered stranger. Cupid in Africa P. C. Wren Captain Macke brought a prepared siphon of “sparklet” water and his ration whisky. Cupid in Africa P. C. Wren